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Fort Bend County may acquire new voting machines that include a paper ballot by 2020. But there is only a small chance that they would be ready for use in time for the March presidential primaries.

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Need a ride but low on cash? The Fort Bend Transit system will pick up Richmond and Rosenberg residents at their homes, businesses, hospitals and other locations in the future. And it will only cost $1 — $2 for round trips.

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HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court's ruling Friday will allow the Trump administration to begin rejecting asylum at some parts of the U.S.-Mexico border for migrants who arrive after passing through a third country.

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Beginning Monday, area drivers can expect alternating lane closures on east and westbound U.S. 90A at Spencer Road.

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The Precinct 1 Constable’s Office has released their July numbers. The civil division processed 1,423 papers. The writ unit received $1,247.93 in commission payments.

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GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Galveston has a new main fire station as recovery continues since Hurricane Ike swamped parts of the city in 2008.

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DALLAS (AP) — Police in Dallas say a 49-year-old man has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the death of a woman whose body was found this week in her burning SUV.

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MIAMI (AP) — Rapper Kodak Black has pleaded guilty to federal weapons charges.

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Mack Brown has accomplished nearly everything a college coach could want, from winning a national championship to being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates are near historically low levels, with the average on the benchmark 30-year loan falling this week to its lowest level since November 2016.

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BANGKOK (AP) — Sexual violence carried out by Myanmar's security forces against the country's Muslim Rohingya minority was so widespread and severe that it demonstrates intent to commit genocide as well as warrants prosecution for war crimes and crimes against humanity, a U.N. report charged…

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A former Danish prime minister on Thursday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying defense willingness is not just about the amount of money spent.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic Party leaders are fighting over whether to hold a presidential primary debate exclusively on the climate crisis.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will finally meet in the U.S. Open, and they'll do it in their very first match.

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Stocks gave up an early gain and veered lower in midday trading Thursday as investors grew less certain about the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will lower interest rates again next month.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the first projections taking into account the big budget deal that President Donald Trump and Congress reached this summer, the Congressional Budget Office reported.

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LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted in New Hampshire on a charge of cocaine possession, according to court paperwork released Thursday.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Trolling off the California coast, Sarah Bates leans over the side of her boat and pulls out a long, silvery fish prized by anglers and seafood lovers: wild king salmon.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Gates, a key cooperator in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, testified Thursday against a prominent Washington attorney accused of concealing from the Justice Department work done for the Ukrainian government.

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ROME (AP) — Matteo Salvini slipped the rosary out of his pocket right before Premier Giuseppe Conte began his speech to Parliament. He took it out and kissed it again midway through the address, just as Conte began admonishing him for exploiting his Catholic faith for political ends.

Fort Bend County Fair 2019

Take in the wine and the shopping of the seventh annual Downtown Stomp.

Balls and strikes with a touch of Christmas will be part of the Fort Bend County Fair Night at the Skeeters on Friday, July 12, 2019. The Sugar Land Skeeters, winners of the 2018 Atlantic League Championship, will be taking on the Long Island Ducks at Constellation Field. Come early and chee…

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